Camille is a twentysomething working in the LGBT nonprofit industry. She runs an LGBT news blog at gaywrites.org.
Congressional Republicans are, as we post this, holding a hearing for a horrible bill that would specifically protect religious people who hold anti-LGBT beliefs. The so-called First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) would offer protections to people with a “religious belief or moral conviction that marriage is or should be recognized as the union of one man and one woman, or that sexual relations are properly reserved to such a marriage.” Read more
As we mourn those lost and grapple with the reality of what it’s like to be a racial minority in America, this is as good a time as ever to remind your relatives on Facebook why it’s important to say #BlackLivesMatter instead of the more dismissive #AllLivesMatter. This tweet by user @blkgawdduss from back in November captures it perfectly: Read more